Tomes and Talismans

sta, viator, heroem calcas
Don’t be surprised if I love you for all that you are I couldn’t help it It’s all your fault.

Don’t be surprised if I love you for all that you are
I couldn’t help it
It’s all your fault.

For once, I didn’t know who might start singing “Be Prepared” first.
…I mean, no, as always, it was me. But it was a near thing.

For once, I didn’t know who might start singing “Be Prepared” first.

…I mean, no, as always, it was me. But it was a near thing.

He used to think he wanted to be good, he wanted to be kind, he wanted to be brave and wise, but it was all pretty difficult. He wanted to be loved, too, if he could fit it in.

Tender is the Night by Scott Fitzgerald, 1934

You can’t fight city hall.

You can’t fight city hall.

For some reason, I’ve recalled the time I had a mind-bending fever and designed a rap album for a group consisting of Nellie McKay, Rufus Wainwright, and me (obviously). It had a complete tracklist and album art. Holy shit.

I guess it’s more aggressively phallic than ominous from this angle, but I’m still getting  major Inhumanoids vibes off this thing.

I guess it’s more aggressively phallic than ominous from this angle, but I’m still getting  major Inhumanoids vibes off this thing.

Meeting with the boss’s new boss: he said “let me break it down for you” a bunch of times.

Yes thank you for the clarification.

Yes thank you for the clarification.

What do you do when an attractive person smiles at you on the street?

Cross to avoid signing their petition.